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Le Rouge Et Le Noir Chronique du XIXe Siecle

By: . Stendhal

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Garnier Freres: 1953

Seller ID: FIC0902

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


605 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Corners worn. Brown quarter-leather binding, raised bands, gilt and black decoration on spine. Marbled endpapers, covers. Top edge gilt. French text / texte francais. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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This Weather of Hangmen

By: Adams, Sylvia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Burnstown ON, General Store Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: FIC1114

Condition: Very Good


268 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Signed by the author on the title page. Publisher's press release laid in. The fictionalized account of a horrendous murder case. It is 1892, and James Luckey, his wife Martha, and daughter Mary Ann are found burned in their farmhouse at Newbliss Ontario. John's son Charles, just out of Central Prison in Toronto, known to be on bad terms with his father and step-mother, is seen in the area on the fateful night. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Returning Officer

By: Aiken, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gravenhurst, Ontario, RO Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: FIC0848

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


301 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Inscribed and dated by the author on the title page. Based on a historical event, the book recounts the tale of a Returning Officer in the Canadian general election of 1872 who was called before Parliament to explain his actions. A tale of a man who fignts for his independance, baffle his enemies, and hold his family together. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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I Listen to the Earth

By: Aipin, Yeremei

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ada, Ohio, Ohio Northern University: 1995

Edition: Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: FIC1205

Condition: Very Good-


50 pp. Light edgewear. Inscribed and dated by the author. Number 50 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Illustrations by Gennady Raishev ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Loon Laughter Ecological Fables and Nature Tales

By: Aird, Paul Leet

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Markham, On, Canada, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: FIC0735

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


87 pp. Light edgewear. Inscribed by author on the half-title. A fascinating collection of 33 tales of Canada's plants and animals. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The President is Dead

By: Alexandre, Phillippe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Arrow Books: 1968

Seller ID: FPB0442

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


247 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Page edges beginning to tan. A political thriller that speculates on events in the case of the French President dieing with no obvious successor. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Jungle

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Publications:

Seller ID: FPB0635

Condition: Very Good-


Undated, circa late 1950's, early 1960's. 173 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A novel of lawless youth. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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Love is a Long Shot

By: Allan, Ted

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FIC1192

ISBN: 0771001274

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


171 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, some dampstain. A hilarious tale of Montreal's underworld of the 1930's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Promises

By: Allen, Charlotte Vale

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Dutton: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: FIC0231

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


343 pp. Pages beginning to tan. Slight spine bump. Jacket has edgewear, 2 small tears at top, price clipped. Jacket spine sunned. Inscribed on ffep. Letter to prev. owner from author laid in. Prev. owner has marked 5 passages in text dealing with people known to her - the banker on pg. 78 is her husband. A novel of a woman who triumphs over adversity, and of the relationship between two sisters.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Man is Strong

By: Alvaro, Corrado

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: FIC0436

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


264 pp. Spine ends bumped, lightly worn. Jacket edges worn, rubbed along upper and lower spine ends. A tale of a young engineer, returning to his country from abroad to find life under an oppresive totalitarian regime intolerable, and joins a resistance group that is working to free the country.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Der Schweigende Mund

By: Amber, Ute

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viersen, Germany, Rekord-Verlag:

Seller ID: FPB0440

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


221 pp. Edgewear, cornersr rubbed. Spine creased. Undated, ca 1970's? German text/ auf deutsch. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Happy Endings

By: Ayres, Ruby M.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publishers: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FIC0412

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


287 pp. 40 pp. publisher's catalog. Spine, corners bumped. Light wear to boards. Red cloth boards, black lettering. Stamped T. Eaton Co. Montreal Circulating Library on title page, no other library markings. A collection of 22 romantic short stories.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Our Father's War

By: Bacque, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Exile Editions: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FIC1140

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


628 pp. Appears unread. Author's business card, with handwritten "with my compliments" laid in. A tale of two sides of the Second World War. Heavy book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Quiet Life

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FIC1210

ISBN: 0715611399

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


156 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket price-clipped, some edgewear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Remember Who I Am A Story of Fiction about Street People Yearning to be Remembered

By: Barrette, J. Rene & Tremblay, Raymond D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FIC0631

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


146 pp. Edgewear. Corners rubbed. Signed by both authors on the title page. Written by two veteran social workers, the book tells the tale of an street person and alcoholic who leaves behind a series of cryptic notes after his death, in an attempt to be remembered. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by All Authors View more info

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Tommy and Grizel

By: Barrie, James M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Copp Clark: 1900

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: FIC0315

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Frontis, 10 illus. Spine bumped. Corners slightly rubbed. Brown boards. Gilt lettering on spine. Decorative design on front board, executed in green, red, gilt, and brown. Copp Clark logi blindstamped on rear board. A novel by the author of Peter Pan.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Time in Between

By: Bergen, David

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mcclelland & Stewart: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: FIC0699

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


273 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket edges lightly worn. Small dampstain to upper edge of ffep and half-title. Signed by the author on the title page. A man mysteriously leaves his home on the Fraser Valley of British Columbia and returns to Vietnam, where he had fought 29 years earlier. His daughter and son follow, to search for him. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Alabaster Box

By: Besant, Walter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Copp Clark: 1900

Seller ID: FIC0483

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


327 pp. Frontis. Library name stamped on ffep, inside front cover. No other library markings. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering. White design on front, and spine. Spine bumped. Edgewear. Some spots to front and rear boards.; Ex-Library; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Stiletto

By: Betcherman, Barbara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FPB0528

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


362 pp. Unread. Sloane MacNeill arrives in Israel to finalize an arms deal, and to deliver a secret memo. But the glittering stiletto in t the back of a courier soon puts her into a shadowy world - a world where people she touches are dead within the hour, and her every move is watched by shadowy figures. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Moon in Aries

By: Blizard, Marie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Arcadia House, Inc.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FIC0514

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


256 pp. Edgewear. Spine, corners bumped. Blue cloth boards, dark red lettering.Number stamped on ffep. Top edge red.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info